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After a gunman opened fire in Aurora, Terra Pinkard received the last text from the love of her life
The day after Valentine's Day, Terra Pinkard received a final text message from the love of her life.

These are the victims of the Illinois shooting
Police have released the names of the five victims in the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois.

Officials: Gunman opened fire on coworkers when he lost his job
Illinois gunman Gary Martin brought a pistol to his termination meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora. When he found out he'd been fired Friday, he started killing the people in the room, authorities said.

He's made crosses for nearly every tragedy since Columbine. These five crosses were the toughest
Aurora, Illinois, resident Greg Zanis' 26,275 crosses have been seen at nearly every national tragedy since Columbine. Now, five more stand in his hometown.

Aurora police chief: Those who died did not deserve this
The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company, according to Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman.